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Sat Jun 11, 2016, 08:42 PM

Labor vs Capitalism the fight continues from our great-grandparents….

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Response to midnight (Original post)

Sat Jun 11, 2016, 09:40 PM

1. Thanks fo the rec. I know it's a bit long and frankly not to upbeat, but it does

show you how a five day work week is a labor win. Our great grandparents were right to work and let us know it is not right. So they fixed it for us.

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Response to midnight (Original post)

Sat Jun 11, 2016, 10:03 PM

2. This should be a Must See for anyone who bears the moniker of a Democrat.

 

My father was born in 1911...and now, thanks to this video, I understand his McCarthy, House of Un-American Activities, John Birch fealty. As a young child, we signed up for a 30 minute "watch" at a little Nebraska puddle-jumper airport complete with binoculars to watch for incoming Communists. I was so proud.

Later in college, I embraced unabashed liberalism as a personal preference, but this video makes me understand the world my father grew up in. I have been sometimes harsh in my unstated criticism, and most of my family followed suit, but it makes more sense. I'm the Token Liberal.

My father was a Chaplain in the Army in Japan just before my birth...still fighting communism. My older sisters went to American elementary school in Japan and are still RWers. I understand them better, as well.

As to today...it separates Bernie...marching with the Unions, and Hillary, getting the corporate support from the now-establishment Union Management and of course the monied masters. There are generations and worlds of difference between the two. This video explains why.

It's not insignificant...it's historical.

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Response to libdem4life (Reply #2)

Sat Jun 11, 2016, 10:21 PM

3. Amazing transformation you went through… My father was a Kennedy supporter amongst all his

brother-in-laws who were taking all the other family members with them. It was a tough ordeal with the in-laws, but watergate woke them all up….

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Response to midnight (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 11, 2016, 10:31 PM

4. Thank you for the video and the comments. Most of my family never

 

woke up except my younger sister, but we've evolved into respectful non-dialogue. It works.

Speaking of Kennedy, that is one of my first real political memories ... we didn't get a tv until I was about 12...the year of the first televised debates. Maybe it began then, who knows?

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Response to midnight (Original post)

Sat Jun 11, 2016, 11:00 PM

5. Thanks for posting


K&R!

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Response to Omaha Steve (Reply #5)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:17 AM

6. Absolutely…

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Response to midnight (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 09:57 AM

7. Great Job, Abbie, I just wish that recommendations at film's end were more constructive.

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Response to downeastdaniel (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:54 PM

8. Glad you were able to get through this. What do you think would be constructive at this point..

We are fast tracking secret TPP?

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